+ o - ^
previous next
Index

[Les noces de Pelée et de Thétis] F. Francart del. I. Torelli in. I. Silvestre F.

More Details Cite This Item

View this item elsewhere:

Names
Francart, François (1622-1672) (Artist)
Torelli, Giacomo ( 1608-1678) (Set designer)
Silvestre, Israël (1621-1691) (Etcher)
Collection

Prints depicting dance

Ballet or dance scenes from theatrical works, with or without people in them.

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1654
Place Term: [Paris?]
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFA-17 Tor G Noc 2
Topics
Ballet -- France -- 17th century
Genres
Prints
Etchings
Notes
Content : Set design after Giacomo Torelli, probably drawn by François Francart (1622-1672), and etched by Israel Silvestre.

Content: Set design for Act I, scene 2, for the opera ballet performed at the Petit Bourbon palace, April 14, 1654, in which the king, Louis XIV, appeared. Libretto by Francesco Buti, text to the ballet by Isaac de Benserade, music by Carlo Caprioli. The scene depicts the same cave as in scene 1 but with Thetis meeting Neptune in the background; Thetis at right, sitting on a shell surrounded by mermaids, Neptune at left riding in a shell chariot led by seahorses.
Physical Description
Extent: Etching, 23.2 x 30.5 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : NYPY737064787-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b12149068
UUID: bee7a160-c6f4-012f-7fce-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1622: Creator Born
  • 1654: Issued
  • 1672: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "[Les noces de Pelée et de Thétis] F. Francart del. I. Torelli in. I. Silvestre F." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1654. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-4724-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "[Les noces de Pelée et de Thétis] F. Francart del. I. Torelli in. I. Silvestre F." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 1, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-4724-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1654). [Les noces de Pelée et de Thétis] F. Francart del. I. Torelli in. I. Silvestre F. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-4724-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

<ref name=NYPL>{{cite web | url=http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-4724-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99 | title= (still image) [Les noces de Pelée et de Thétis] F. Francart del. I. Torelli in. I. Silvestre F., (1654) }} |author=Digital Collections, The New York Public Library |accessdate=August 1, 2015 |publisher=The New York Public Library, Astor, Lennox, and Tilden Foundation}}</ref>

[Les noces de Pelée et de Thétis] F. Francart del. I. Torelli in. I. Silvestre F.